Caregiver and elderly woman on a bench

SVCOA Cares

The mission of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) is to be a community force in creating and sustaining opportunities for elders and caregivers in our region to help assure that elders are able to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.

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“I feel the key ingredient to attaining a successful outcome is letting the client know they are in control and we are only here to help. Our goal is to set them up with the support services they need to remain home, happy, and as independent as possible.”

- Bridget Free, Bennington Data & Administrative Assistant

"When I returned home from the hospital, I wasn’t able to prepare meals. My Case Manager arranged for meals to be delivered to my home until I could manage for myself."

- Anne Nonymous

SVCOA News & Events

George Davis is the President of the SVCOA Board of Directors and has been on the board for almost 8 years.

What is the helpline? The HelpLine is a way to connect with older Vermonters and guide them to the right services.

Pamela Zagorski comes to SVCOA with over three decades of experience in healthcare and non-profit human services financial and administrative management.

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